Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD (Physiology), MIPHA
Dr. Bharati obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccines in 2001 from the University of Calcutta. He carried out his doctoral work at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. He did his post-doctoral training at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Molecular Biology and Immunology. He has subsequently been working in various scientific capacities at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Delhi NCR. His major research areas include Infectious Diseases, Virology, Public Health, and Health Policy. Dr. Bharati has recently become a member of the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA). He has a passion for writing on medical topics and has published extensively. He spends his leisure time reading and listening to music.
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Adult immunization is needed for adults whose mandatory childhood vaccines were either missed out or offer less protection, and to guard against new diseases.
Snake antivenom is a medicine used for the treatment of patients suffering from snake envenomation.
Herniated disc is a condition in which the intervertebral disc protrudes into the spinal canal and compresses the spinal nerves, causing severe pain.
Japanese encephalitis is a mosquito borne viral disease associated with inflammation of the brain.
Osteotomy is a surgical procedure that involves cutting the bone in order to shorten or lengthen it or to realign it.